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January 2015 Daily Updates & Photos for Grand Teton National Park & JH:

January 2015 Daily Updates & Photos...

A monthly journal of wildlife reports, scenic opportunities, and tidbits for both photographers and Teton visitors! Recent Daily Updates Archives: 2015:...

The National Elk Refuge & Miller Butte:

The National Elk Refuge & Miller Butte:

A Mecca for Winter Wildlife Photography. Located on the north edge of the Town of Jackson, the National Elk Refuge offers unique wildlife viewing opportunities...

An Upcoming Year of Wishes

An Upcoming Year of Wishes

Many people make a New Year’s Resolution. I’ve never been too driven to make them—much less keep them. This page is dedicated to subjects maybe a...

Problem Solving “On-the-Fly” or With a Plan:

Problem Solving “On-the-Fly” or With...

A Few Real World Examples, Tips, and Solutions. I posted this photo in my January 3rd entry of the January 2015 Daily Updates and Photos page.  It is...

Here Today, Gone to Maui!

Here Today, Gone to Maui!

A Jackson Hole resident magically morphs into a Maui tourist. I had to put the “shoe on the other foot” and become a tourist for about 10 days....

Winter Night Life in Downtown Jackson Hole:

Winter Night Life in Downtown Jackson Hole:

Tourists doing what tourists do! During the holiday season, the downtown merchants decorate their storefronts with lights and boughs of spruce and pine....

The Dead of Winter:

The Dead of Winter:

The Cold Realities and Exciting Possibilities of Winter Photography in GTNP. There are generally two entities at play. First: The weather. Snowfall, cold...

Christmas Lights on the Moulton Barn

Christmas Lights on the Moulton Barn

A Step By Step Using Photoshop and Topaz Star Filters I created this image for our virtual Christmas Card this year using a few basic Photoshop techniques...

Critters

Critters

Maybe they don’t have the “mass” of the large game animals and predators, but they are equally fun and equally challenging to photograph! This...

Elvis—King of the Gros Ventre

Elvis—King of the Gros Ventre

Some of it’s magic—some of it’s tragic. In the fall of 2010, this big bull moose I called “Elvis” established his dominance along the...

“SHANE” — The Epic Western Movie Filmed in Jackson Hole

“SHANE” — The Epic Western...

Good Against Evil — Shot with the Majestic Grand Teton Range as a Backdrop. This movie was filmed in 1952 and released in 1953. That was a year before...

Teton County Fair 2014

Teton County Fair 2014

You Might Want To Buckle Up for Some Lights, Action, Endless Fun, and a Few Unexpected Twists! The Teton County Fair is held each year at the Teton County...

The Abstract Fair

The Abstract Fair

Not exactly your everyday images of the Teton County Fair! You might recognize this image as the Vertigo ride. It is simply a long exposure using a mid-range...

Embracing Fog and Low Clouds

Embracing Fog and Low Clouds

Always Challenging—Sometimes Rewarding! It’s easy to want to roll back over in bed and sleep through a foggy morning. That could be a mistake!...

Flehmen Response or “Lip Curl” in GTNP Moose

Flehmen Response or “Lip Curl”...

During the fall rut, Moose commonly display a Flehmen Response—or lip curl. Anytime a moose bull smells the urine of a cow, you can expect a Flehmen...

December 2014 Daily Updates & Photos for Grand Teton National Park & JH:

December 2014 Daily Updates & Photos...

A monthly journal of wildlife reports, scenic opportunities, and tidbits for both photographers and Teton visitors! Recent Daily Updates Archives: Jan:...

Back Yard Birding in Jackson Hole:

Back Yard Birding in Jackson Hole:

It just takes a little food, a few perches and a lot of patience. Each year, a winged group of visitors make their way to the Jackson Hole valley—some...

Bighorns of Miller Butte

Bighorns of Miller Butte

A reliable place to see wintering Bighorns—close to town on the National Elk Refuge. Each November, a herd of around 70 Bighorn Sheep move to Miller...

Lightroom Keywording Tips, Tools, & Suggestions

Lightroom Keywording Tips, Tools, &...

Keywords are integral for managing and finding images in Adobe’s Lightroom program. Lightroom includes many ways of assigning keywords, but a few...

Resting Moose: A Collection of Less Seen Lifestyle Images

Resting Moose: A Collection of Less Seen...

Moose spend much of the daylight hours bedded down after grazing during the pre-dawn and first light periods. Over the past 8 years or so, I’ve taken...